Fine. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Comprehensive classic reference text presents an in-depth chronology of the history of the Bluegrass State dating back to the mid-sixteenth century, including detailed information of over 100 Kentucky counties in existence at the time of the book's original publication date. Includes biographical information on the county's founder(s) and other distiguished citizens. 560 pgs. Illustrated with forty engravings. Minimal shelfwear.
Near Fine in Good + ( Slip Case ) jacket. Book Shelf 1119 Text clean; book tight; volumes 1 and 2; minor spine slant; slip case has a bit of general light rubbing and a seven inch closed tear to one of the edges; books are very large and heavy; international shipping will require additional postage; Not a book club (BC)copy. No previous owner name, not ex library, not a remainder, smoke free. PHOTOS POSTED WITH OUR BOOKS ARE STOCK AND DO NOT NECESSARILY REFLECT CONDITION OR EDITION OF BOOK OFFERED FOR SALE. WE DO NOT POST THE PHOTOS.
Ex-Library. Two volumes, revised, 1924, hardcovers, octavo, 683pp. and 804pp., illustrated in b&w. Books ex-library with stickers, stamps, plates and numbers, both bindings repaired, inner hinges of volume one cracked, typical library shelfwear and rubbing, aside from library marks to frond endpapers, text clean and unmarked with toning throughout. No DJs.
Good. No Jacket. 6 x 9. 912 page hardcover with 7 Portraits and 73 other Engravings. Lacking Map of Kentucky. "Revised, Enlarged Three-fold, and brought down to the Year 1874 by his son, Richard H. Collins. Embracing a General History of Kentucky; A History of Each of the Counties in the State; Statistics; Antiquities and Natural Curiosites; Geographical and Geological Descriptions; Incidents of Pioneer Life; and Nearly Five Hundred Biographical Sketches of Distinguished Pioneers, Soldiers, Statesmen; Jurists, Lawyers, Surgeons, Divines, Naturalists, Merchants, Historians, Editors, Publishers, Artists, Etc." Bound in sturdy cloth with title on spine in gold (probably not the original binding). Some pages are professionally repaired and preserved, some pages have margin notes, the frontis portrait engravings is lightly dampstained. Just good condition copy of a fairly rare state history.
Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION THUS. This is the single volume edition of the 1874 double volume. The subtitle is "A General History of Kentucky; A History of Each of the 116 Counties in the State; Statistics; Antiquies and Natural Curiosities; Geographical and Geological Descriptions; Incidents of Pioneer Life; and Nearly Five Hundred Biographical Sketches of Distinguised Pioneers, Soldiers, Statesmen, Jurists, Lawyers, Surgeons, Divines, Naturalists, Merchants, Historians, Editors, Publishers, Artists, Et. Illustrated with 7 Portraits, a Map of Kentucky, and 73 other Engravings. Original sheep leather binding has been rebacked in modern calf leather with vellum tipped corners. Previous owner's name in pencil behind front cover. Endsheet/advert is chipped at edges and is age-toned quarter of an inch around edges. This is the ONE-VOLUME EDITION which originally sold for 5.00 a copy in cloth and for $6.00 per copy in leather, as advertised on page opposite page , 912 on the first page of the 20 pages of adverts in back of book. Scanned photos on rqst.
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